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Jul 4, 2012 10:30am EDT
to learn about the project and visited the navy's underwater archaeology lab in the washington navy yard, where artifacts from the ship are studied. >> this flows into the chesapeake bay. we're going to be going just up river of the highway 4 bridge, and highway 4 is actually the very end of pennsylvania avenue, the same pennsylvania avenue that runs from d.c. and ends right at the river. the "scorpion" or the wreck believed to be the "scorpion" is one or two miles up river from that bridge. so we're about 30 minutes from washington, d.c., about 20, 25 minutes from annapolis and probably 40 minutes from baltimore. the 1814 the river was deeper, perhaps wider as well. there's been a lot of sedimentation from agricultural runoff since 1814. at this time during the early 19th century, 18th century, sea-going vessels were able to come fairly far up river. sedimentation prevented that in 18th century and 19th century and early 20th century, mechanized agriculture, there was a great influx of sediment into the river. during the war of 1812 the chesapeake was pretty much undefended. the br
Jul 26, 2012 2:30am PDT
services related to monitoring the navies of environmental remediation activities at treasure island. the contract has been amended nine times and currently has a budget of $1,799,000. the contract consists of both oversight of the navy's remediation program as well as the -- as well as assisting the authority and property negotiations with the navy. this is an increase of $238,400 from the previously authorized amount. amec geomatrix is expected to work on items related to oversight of the navy's remediation program at a cost of approximately $20,000 per month. the contract will continue to be paid on time and materials basis and turmoil be extended through june 30, 2013. the budget analysts has recommended approval and pointed out in the report that the contract was previously governed by titlist purchasing. in january 2012, the board of supervisors rescinded titus as a development agency and they're bringing it back into compliance with the city purchasing policy. we're asking this committee to approve this amendment now as it's critical for the service and oversight of the navy a
Jul 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
stop. because of the drawdown in naval forces, we had gone from a navy of 4000 ships to 600 ships at the height of the reagan buildup. they looked at two ports for us to refuel. it is a safer port. that is where we will pull you into to refuel. expected to be there for about six to eight hours. taking on a quarter million gallons. >> yemen today sounds like the headquarters of al qaeda. i know that you did ask this question. what was the now and then and what were you doing in yemen? >> our nation had made a decision a couple years before the uss cole ever pulled into that port, to do engagement. on a broader level with the yemenis government with the president and in the capital. we had decided that yemen was a good port for navy ships to pull into. it was a way that we could introduce money into their economy and help them out in a very bilateral type of engagement. we put demining teams in there to help the country demine. following the civil war in the early 1990's. there were a number of activities going on. what we were not doing was investing in our intelligence. i think every
Jul 4, 2012 4:30pm EDT
the morgan university choir and the u.s. navy band and our national anthem. ♪ o say, can you see by the dawn's early light ♪ ♪ what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming? ♪ ♪ whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight ♪ ♪ o'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? ♪ ♪ and the rockets' red glare the bombs bursting in air ♪ ♪ gave proof through the night that our flag was still there ♪ ♪ oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave ♪ ♪ o'er the land of the free ♪ ♪ and the home of the brave ♪ >>> now, ladies and gentlemen the president of the united states. >> it's my great pleasure to join you in commemorating the 200th anniversary of the war of 1812. this is an important anniversary for the united states, the united kingdom and canada. i want to thank all of you, especially my friends governor o'malley and mayor rawlins blake for organizing this commemoration. in many ways it helped to define our young nation and gave americans a sense of unity and independence. it made an icon of the flag we fl
Jul 7, 2012 3:00am EDT
army will evacuate but the navy will keep up a presence throughout the war. in the meantime, besides the military, actions that are going on, there is going to be this sort of start of reconstruction. i'm not going to go into a great deal of this. but part of this will be taking smalls to the north. to help raise public knowledge. slaves could be part of this military force. smalls is the perfect example of this. dupont was weary of this. he said if you are going to do this, you might as well turn robert over to bartam and let him put him on display. the frepnch wanted a moral impression. at the same time dupont could not spare him. he also thanks to dupont, smalls and the male members of the vessel coming out will receive prize money. prize money is something that would be taken to a prize court. then the value of the ship, smalls and the other dupont bro the secretary of the navy suggested that the others make the prize money available to them. he eventually purchased the home of his former master. another key player will arrive in buford at this time. this is going to be general r
Jul 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
yemenees government with the capital. had decided that yemen -- or aidan was a good port for navy ships to pull into. it was a way to have is a refueling port of the it was also a way to introduce money into their economy and help them out in a very bilateral type of engagement. we had put demining teams to help the country demine in the early 1990's. so there were a number of activities going on. what we weren't doing was investing in our intelligence and knowledge of what was going on in that country. i think every ship that operated in that region knew that there was a general threat from al qaeda. 06iously we had had -- obviously we had the bombings two years before. there was nothing to indicate that there was a threat to navy ships in the fifth fleet or the central command middle east area of responsibility. >> what is -- first of all, what's the name, cole, come from? >> uss cole is named after darryl s. cole, a marine sergeant who was posthumously award the medal of honor for his actions in iwo jima in world war ii. >> and how old was this ship when you were in yemen? >> 4 1/2 y
Jul 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
later, we visit hawaii's glowing landmark the kilowae volcano. >>> the u.s. navy has a long and proud tradition of combat aviation but it was almost not to be. the army wanted sole control of america's military aircraft. it took a group of navy pilots on a seemingly impossible mission to change that and they did it not so much by being good pilots as they did it by being good sailors. >> reporter: the early 1920s, the fleet of amphibious airplanes or flying boats was down to 170 aircrafts. why does the navy need any aircraft at all asked general billy mitchell the renowned hero of world war i and head of the navy air corp. mitchell wanted to be the head of the navy. when the army made history and headlines by flying around the world in 1924, mitchell's plan looked like a shoe in with congress. like messemer who has told the story. he said the navy's men thought they had to do something similar. >> they decided that a nonstop flight to hawaii where the fleet was based would be suitably spectacular. >> reporter: two navy planes would fly from san francisco to hawaii. the navy chose comm
Jul 17, 2012 8:00am PDT
the u.s. navy and it netted 7500 pounds of cocaine and several hundred pounds of marian pa. all of it headed to the u.s. and the streets of our cities and towns. confiscated drugs arrived in florida today aboard the "uss nicolas." john is joining me now from jacksonville beach, via phone. this wasn't just one seizure though, right? >> no, it wasn't, kyra. this was over a almost five-month period, five different interdictions and on these navy frigates this particular one, "uss nicolas" always a u.s. coast guard detachment attached to these and this particular one they were able to board four different vessels over this period to gather this material and it's estimated to be about $93 million in wholesale value and on the street it's estimated to be valued at about a quarter of a billion dollars. this is all part of "operation martio" which began in january and it's a multiagency within the u.s. government and it's also working with 14 other countries to help stop the flow of drugs coming into the -- into central and south america and the united states. >> you know, it's pretty incredi
Jul 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
[ bleep ] >> yeah, they're in the navy seal. >> we were surprised that this was an active navy seal. >> reporter: bach helped build the case. a member of the u.s. navy's highly trained seal team five who served two tours of the duty in iraq. >> on one purchase we spent $8,000 to purchase a weapons the next day i believe it was she had $8,000 wired to his bank account. >> i wasn't happy that we would ultimately have to arrest someone that could be considered a national hero. >> reporter: the man in this video was bickel's long life friend who helped authorities seal his case getting him to talk about the gun deals on the phone. >> omar has been bugging me for more aks. >> how many more? >> he said as many as five. >> i don't really have any. i'm down to the littles. >>> at one point investigators say bickel went shooting with his two accomplices outside of las vegas. bickel warned some of the people, you know who we are, we're the government. we'll get you. although it was bickels who was caught. everyone a dust cover found at bickel apartment in san diego. >> he was able to match th
Jul 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
river to learn about the project and visit the navy's underwater lab in the washington navy yard where artifacts from the ship are studied. >> we're going to be going up the highway bridge. it's the end of pennsylvania avenue. the same pennsylvania avenue that runs from d.c. we're about 40 minutes from baltimore. the river was deeper in 1814. perhaps wider as well too. during the early 19th century vessels were able to come up river. sedimentation prevented that by the 18th century and 19th century. early 20th century mechanized agriculture that was a great influx. during the war of 1812 the river was undefended. the british had free reign to come into the bay and come ashore. he proposed to build barges that would be able to defend the coast during the day and intercept the british landing parties and at night harry the british fleet. he was given permission and funding to do this. these were put under the department of the navy. on his first voyage out this was 15, 16, 17 ships, he ran into superior ships that chased him up the river. at one point he was bottled up in st. leona
Jul 21, 2012 6:30am PDT
shooting. just moments ago, we learned one of the victims was in the navy. he's identified as 27-year-old john larimer. our pentagon correspondent, barbara starr, is joining us by telephone. what can you tell us about this latest victim? >> good morning, randi. this young man, john larimer, had only been in the navy less than a year, we are told. 27 years old. his specialty, he was attached to a cryptology unit. you know, this is the new era of warfare, berwar, information operations, crypttology. that's what he was doing, stationed in colorado. apparently, by all accounts, went to the movies that night with some of his buddies. very, very sad business. the navy this morning is preparing, with the permission of his family, to render full military honors to this young man. he may have served in the military for less than a year, but the navy considers him, obviously, one of their own. they can also tell us that this young man came from a military navy family, that both his father and his grandfather served. a navy arrived at his parent's home in chicago last night to give them the news
Jul 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
sailors made up 10% to 15% of "constitution's" crew. in the navy in 1812, working at sea, you would be paid the same wages whether you were black or white and that wasn't true onshore. so during the war of 1812, our research uncovered another crew member who was a four-footed, furry member of the crew. it was a terrier named gerrier. his owner named him after the victory over guerriere. he probably had a job catching rats in the hold but he could travel to any part of the ship. where sailors weren't allowed to officer's country, guerriere the terrier lets us interpret "constitution" throughout all three decks with glimpses into the lives of the sailors. we have paws leading to the decks. our young visitors can follow the paw prints and find the exhibits you like best. as i mentioned we're stepping into boston in 1812. and for the officers, we would load fresh provisions on board like billy the goat here. how do you get a goat from a small body, trying to load it on to "constitution"? you might use, with our block and tackle, we could bring billy closer to the ship and you would load
Jul 4, 2012 11:30am EDT
the navy in 1812 working at sea you would be paid the same wages whether you were black or white, and that wasn't true on shore. during the war of 1812 our research uncovered another crew member who was four-foot and furry member of the crew, a terrier named garier. his owner named him after the first victory over guerriere, and the job had a job to do on board the ship catching rats in the hold but he could also travel to any part of the ship where sailors weren't allowed into officer's country n their quarters guierre is someone who let's us interpret constitution throughout all three decks with glimpses into all the lives of the sailors, so we also have the paw prints leading from the front desks of our youngest visitors, and even if you can't read you can follow the paw prints and follow the exhibit you like best. we're stepping into boston in 1812, and for the officers we would load fresh provisions on board like billy the goat here, so how do you get a goat from a small boat if you're trying to load it on constitution? you might use with our block and tackle we can bring bi
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Jul 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. and sailors on a u.s. navy ship fire on a boat in the persian killing one. and injured three others. the navy reports the boat ignored the warnings. details are coming up. and officials in florida release 140 recordings of george zimmerman's phone call and what the man who killed the central central seen age said just ahead. >> and shopping on the internet may be about to get more expensive. online sales tax reportedly coming to everyone. that's all ahead. unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." but first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the republican presidential candidate, mitt romney accuseing president obama of favoring his big political donors while ignoring the struggling middle class. >> this is a tough time for the people of america but if you are a campaign contributor to president obama your business could stand to make, or get billions or hundreds of millions from cash from the government. it is wrong. >>shepard: romney campaign has been on the defensive after obama campaign claimed the governor was not being honest about his time as head of the in
Jul 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. coming up, the navy is giving the public a sneak peek. >>> and it's a bicycle found 92 miles from home and that is bringing great joy to a seven- year-old. i am beth parker. the whole story coming up. >>> from the women's gymnastics team to michael phelps. a historic day at the london olympics. gary. >> and thanks a lot, laura. i wanted to bring your attention it a new severe thunderstorm. we have a severe thunderstorm in affect for frederick county and montgomery county. this is going run until 5:45 p.m. when this storm went severe about four minutes ago near poolesville or landsdowne, too, it's moving into the northwest at 10 miles an hour. heavy rain, some wind gusts up over 50 miles an hour and we can get some hail out of this particular storm as well. so, a couple more storms down around monasses and nothing in the district right now. we'll keep you advised of the new warnings. all coming up. stay with us. if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. if you've got a business, you didn't build that. somebody else made that happen. my father's hands didn't build this
Jul 4, 2012 5:30pm EDT
navy, and she's still with us today. in this exhibit we actually back up in time to talk about the construction of "constitution" and why did we build the first six ships of our united states navy? so we have to think about boston in an earlier time, and boston was much smaller buildings. think about people carrying all of their provisions on carts drawn by horses. remember, this is the biggest ship that's ever been built in boston. when the construction is happening in the 1790s. so we can meet a few of the people who provided the supplies for "constitution." we have the skillins brothers who carved the figurehead of "constitution." when she was first launched, you can see in a close-up of a painting from 1803, we have the oldest known image of "constitution" painted in 1803. you can see hercules standing on the firm rock of independence holding the document, the constitution in his hand because the ship is named for the document that governs our country as she defends our country. so the skillins brothers carved the figurehead. this is a wonderful representation of today of what
Jul 4, 2012 9:30am EDT
of our navy, and if you start here we have a beautiful portrait painted in the 1800s by marshall johnson showing "constitution" with the wind pulling at her sails. she's charging through the water there. a beautiful iconic image of this ship which has become such a wonderful symbol of our country. congress authorized the construction of six ships in 1794 with the naval armament act and "constitution" was one of those first six ships built for our united states navy, and she's still with us today. in this exhibit we actually back up in time to talk about the construction of "constitution" and why did we build the first six ships of our united states navy? so we have to think about boston in an earlier time, and boston was much smaller buildings. think about people carrying all of their provisions on carts drawn by horses. remember, this is the biggest ship that's ever been built in boston. when the construction is happening in the 1790s. so we can meet a few of the people who provided the supplies for "constitution." we have the skillins brothers who carved the figurehead of "cons
Jul 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
cables and just go do it and if there are problem, just use the u.s. navy and military power to protect those operations. now, i'm not going to go into any of the questions raised about war powers resolution and the politics of war and any of that. just give us the practicalities. what does that approach for you to go out and do if anything. >> i think what you need remember is the word certainty. . he said without certainty the risk is too high. from an oil and gas perspective, that's what we looked at. we go through political cal c calculati calculation, risk calculation on every project. we might be able to have a conversation what about the u.s. navy can and cannot do. we're talking billions of dollars of investments. one quick anecdote that you might appreciate, shell oil is moving hopefully to the arctic even as we speak, a few days ago they released two of the vessels from the seattle region and headed up to the arctic. they're in the fifth year of a permit. they have invested $4 billion, that's a "b," $4 billion and hopefully this summer they'll get the first permit for
Jul 28, 2012 3:45pm EDT
assistant secretary of the navy in world war i and he was chosen to be the vice-presidential candidate on the democratic ticket in 1920 when the democrats were sure to lose and they lost. he lost with them. he thought that this would only energize his career. he had national visibility. he was going to go on and do other things but that was 1920. in 1921 he suffered an attack of polio, lost the use of his legs. he was paralyzed from that time on and period we are dealing with now is 23 years into that period of immobility on his part. i don't think the public realized how paralyzed he was. that he had no agility physically liege though he had a good deal of ability verbally. he was a brilliant speaker. he was a brilliant combine your of words and most of the public never knew that he was to used the word then in use, cripples. pictures were not taken of him in a wheelchair. pictures were not taken of him using braces or crutches. if they were the press was very discreet. they didn't do such things. the press would be a lot less discreet today. we are now dealing with a roosev
Jul 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
bart station. demolition taking place weekdays and the new station is set to open in 2018. >> u.s. navy launched navy week at california state fair with a display of clean energy partnerships. the navy and several california-based companies working together on projects involving solar energy and other sources of renewable energy. some on the navy bases. one project uses an entire southern california navy b >>> in the newsroom, this is a live picture of ilyana lopez testifying before the ethics commission investigating her husband. it's a hearing that had dramatic testimony. >> he grabbed my arm and i said "stop". >> care yes lynn tileler will rejoin us for live coverage and a symbol of racial hatred hung in a bay area work place. why prosecutors don't consider it a hate crime. and there is batman back and join us for those tries and more at 6:00. >> thank you. >>> tonight on "world news," how millions of viewers helped police crack this case after the broadcast of the video showing a 10-year-old girl escaping a kidnapper. but could a new idea in crime fighting keep a predator from strik
Jul 21, 2012 9:00pm CDT
john lair mer who died in the rampage. he joined the navy last year. some of the shooting victims look back on the horror from their hospital beds. >> the wound was somewhere around here. and just a few mill meters there and centimeters in and i don't think i would have left the theater. >> and i just had my face down on the ground and i just stayed as still as i possibly could and i prayed and i prayed and he fired off a couple more rounds. and then he left. >> police arrested holmes at the scene. he is scheduled to appear in court monday. a steady stream of people continue to come here in front of the movie theater to pay their respects at a make shift memorial. the city is creating an official vigil tomorrow evening. >> sandra mentioned some of the vict. . we now know all of the names. eight men, three women and one child killed. the youngest. six years old. alex sullivan, not related, was celebrating his 27th birthday and his first anvers we with his wife. 24-year-old jessica was a aspiring reporter. the oldest victim is 51-year-old gordon couden and another victim, 27-year-ol
Jul 29, 2012 11:30am EDT
strategic partnership with the navy. even as he prepares to retire after 34 years in uniform, cofnts versey continues to cling to the surface. they have failed to confirm his relief. now joining us for his fourth time on this program and his last as the chief of staff of the world's most capable air force, general norton schwartz. welcome to the program. >> good morning. good to be with you. >> let's start out with the top concern concerning the entire pentagon leadership in all of washington which is sequestration. congress has passed legislation to give the administration 30 days to detail its sequestration plans. i know that this is an issue that you have been thinking about long before it's been a popular topic to discuss. >> fundamentally we offer the 13 program which was targeted against the anticipated financial impacts. we know that sequestration is possible. i think we as well as the secretary of defense and secretary mike donnelly have articulated very clearly what the consequences would be. we chose to get smaller in order to maintain quality. if we have to get yet smaller
Jul 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
closings and work information for federal workers. the final report on the navy crash in virginia beach. >> a possible terrorist alert regarding an american aircraft and the olympics. >> today's weather is about as as it is going to get the entire week. >> new concerns over a terror targeting americans. -- toeported down an airliner connected with the olympics. >> one source tells me that are much harder to track because the suspects can much better job of blending and. -- in. the latest threats reportedly again targeting a u.s. as intelligence agencies trying to track completed who has training act and al qaeda camp yemen. his '30's, a norwegian criminal history, islam in 2008. somebody who came out of the midwest. says -- moran -- >> they are doing a lot more than the public will be aware of. operational, now meeting ready for orders. about thet mind it the price to pay to be safe. the system has kept a safe for 11 years. i feel pretty confident. >> u.s. intelligence has successful, but over the years, the so-called the underweard byber have only been stopped the other pas
Jul 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
will read. the clerk: page 22, line 3, aircraft procurement, navy, $17,000 518,000 324,000 000, to remain available for obligation until september 30. $3 billion to remain available for obligation until september 30, 2015. procurement of ammunition at navy and marine corps, $677 ,233,000 to remain for obligation until september 30, 2015. ship building and conversion, navy, outfitting conversions and first destination transportation $284,859,000. the chair: for what purpose does the gentleman from illinois seek recognition? >> i have an amendment. the chair: the clerk will designate the amendment. the clerk: amendment offered by mr. quigley of illinois, page 24, line 14, after the dollar amount insert reduced by $985 million. insert reduced by 988 million. page 153 line 15, after the dollar amount insert increased by $988 million. the chair: the gentleman from illinois is recognized for five minutes in support of his amendment. mr. quigley: i join my colleagues from illinois to offer a bipartisan amendment to the department of defense appropriation bill. our amendment cuts $988 mill
Jul 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
venues. the navy has anchored its largest ship on the river thames. some londoners are welcoming the mood, but others are worried about the increased security. >> i think it's probably a good decision to make sure the games are safe for everyone. >> it's a bit worrying that they should need so many troops here or feel they should need it. >> reporter: the government says it has decided to deploy more troops because it wants to leave nothing to chance. coordinated attacks on london's transport system killed more than 50 people on july 7th, 2005. the bombings came one day after the city was selected as the host of 2012 games. the high level of security in london reflects the government's determination to prevent terrorist attacks during the olympics. akira saheki, nhk world, london. >>> salespeople of america's favorite smartphone maker sold many units of their flagship products this spring but they were hoping to sell more. ai uchida, what is this all about? >> all about corporate earnings this time of the year. apple's numbers in the three months through june fell short of forecasts
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Jul 16, 2012 3:00pm EDT
three others on a small boat in the persian gulf. the sailors boarded the navy ship and warned the small boat that it was too close before they fired the shot and killed the guy. happened not far from the strait of hormuz and iran has repeatedly threatened to block that route in response to western bans on iranian crude. jennifer griffin with this news like at the pentagon this afternoon. how did the navy warn the boat in the first place? >> well, u.s. navy officials say the u.s. and the boat exhausted all warning signals flashing and firing warning shots before using lethal force against the pleasure craft and that is what they call it. that craft approached the navy oil tanker for a second time, and one defense official said the small boat initially turned away and then came back in a menacing manner and the fleet put thought statement "the crew repeatedly attempted to warn the vessels' operators to turn away from the deliberate approach, and when the efforts failed, the security team on the boat fired rounds from a 50 caliber machine gun." >>shepard: jennifer, this happened amid
Jul 27, 2012 5:30am EDT
. 3 the body of a navy officer... killld in the colorado movie massacre... returns home to ill. illinois.on thursday... motorcyclists with the illinois old guard were on hand to escort the hearse carrying petty officer john larimer... when it landed at the airport. larimer was stationed at buckley air force base in colorado. the 27-year-old was shot and killed as he shielded his girlfriend from gunfire in the theater. a public viewing for larimer is scheduled for today. the reverend jesse jackson pays a visit to the memorial site... of the colorado shooting victims.on thursday... he also spoke in front of the apartment complex... where suspect james holmes was living. he's the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding dozens of others. jackson says criminals have easy access to weapons and called attention to holmes buying six-thousand rounds of ammunition, which was legal. a pair of fish at the santa monica aquarium... are caught kissing on camera. camera.take a look at this unusual sight.aquarium workers don't know why they were smooching... but say they do tend to spawn
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Jul 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. the navy turns to biofuel to fuel its green fleet. we'll tell you why next. [ male announcer ] this is anna, her long day teaching the perfect swing begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. trick question. i love everything about this country! including prilosec otc. you know one pill each morning treats your frequent heartburn so you can enjoy all thi great land of ours has to offer like demolition derbies. and drive thru weddis. so if u're one of those people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day, block the acid with prilosec otc nd don't get heartburn in the first place. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >> shannon: we're talking about $26 a gallon vs. $3.60 a gallon on a ship carrying hundreds of thousands of fuel. that difference can add up. is the controversial green fuels initiative a waste of money or vital to securing the military or country's energy future. the director of free market america and mike b
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Jul 16, 2012 1:00pm PDT
warning shots before using force against the small civilian pleasure craft as it approached the navy oil tanker for a second time. one defense official said that the small boat initially turned around and came back in a menacing manner and the navy fleet put out this statement: the u.s. crew repeatedly attempted to warn the vessels' operators to turn around from their deliberate approach and when the efforts failed to deter the approaching vessel, the security team on the ship fired rounds from a 50 caliber machine gun. one was killed and three injured about den miles off the coast the united arab emirates sweat of -- southwest of a port near dubai used by the navy. and the pentagon announced they would send the aircraft carrier to the area four months ahead of schedule and will arrive in the region late this summer. and it is important to point out in 2000 when the "uss cole" was attacked, it was attack by a civilian craft packed with explosives and that killed seven u.s. sailors and at that point the navy changed their rules of engagement for this kind of attack. >>neil: thank you, jen
Jul 6, 2012 11:30pm EDT
time the navy will establish a base in port royal sound and the army will establish a expeditionary force operating out of hilton head island. when the -- they not only will drive away the confederate army, but also the vast majority of the landowners and the planters within the sea islands. they will come ashore and find themselves in control of some 8,000 masterless slaves. though not initially prepared to deal with these abandoned 14r e slaves, the united states would employ a -- by the spring of 1861, the north had in place at port royal a very ambitious program operated by northerners who oversaw the growing of cotton and the running of schools. there are a number of individuals involved in establishing what becomes or what is going to be termed the port royal experiment. some of these individuals will play a very important role in the robert small story. mentioned samuel francis, another important individual being mansfield french, he will be a key player in the robert small story, he was a noted educator and abolishist. he had been among the founders of the port royal experim
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Jul 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
? that's what the navy is saying to fuel american war ships. >> gas looking better and better for the navy. national average 3.33. much cheaper than bio fuel. >> good morning. it is quarter past the hour. not so fast charlie. congressman charlie rangel may now push for a new election. this after questions about the vote count and rangel's shrinking lead. he was dr withdrawing a petition to keep his legal options open. take a look at this in the first half hour. >>> we told you about the great white sharks, now the sitightin are spoiling swimming. they are now banning swimming within 300 feet of seals along that coast. the sharks are drawn to that area because of all of the seals there. good eating apparently. >>> there is rising concern about egypt and the country's president who might have ties to the muslim brotherhood. we have a look at the very issue. >> the muslim brotherhood seems to come out of nowhere. it is the parties who will take sere why you after assad had ties in the past with hezbollah and hamas. now with the leader ship in egypt it is the second largest recipient of u
Jul 22, 2012 10:00pm PDT
aurora, colorado. >>> only enlisted with the u.s. navy for less than a year, 27-year-old serviceman john larimer was in his first posting. in a phone call with cnn, his father scott said they're struggling with the news he was shot and killed in the movie theater. they say their thoughts and prayers are with the families of the other victims. >> when you join the military, you know the risks. with your country at war, your life could be put on the line. ironically, three of the victims in aurora came home from military service only to die in that movie theater massacre. here's a cnn's poppy harlow. >> if you could talk to jesse now, what would you say? >> i would try and -- not try and get him to come. he wanted to wait until saturday to watch the movie. i shouldn't have asked him to, bugged him to come to the thursday night midnight premier. >> it's not your fault, okay? it's not your fault. your last text to him was -- >> please let me know you're okay. >> never heard back. >> never heard back. >>two friends who served with him in the air force, grieving the death of 29-year-old s
Jul 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
configuration and you can see the old and new navy here with the blue angels flying overhead as they mark constitution in 1997. aboard constitution the captain was michael beck, but the first lieutenant, our executive officer was claire bloom, the first female officer onboard constitution. so she would wear an 1812-style uniform which we have in our case here and because it was the modern navy, while she would have a lieutenant eppel on the left shoulder, she would have a navy purse on the right shoulder. they said claire, we really need that once you leave constitution. it's fun to tell the current story of constitution as well as her history. it's all a part of the story and now constitution has women as a regular part of her crew. >>> joing us in the studio, nicole eustis the thank you for joining us today. >> thank you for having me. it's a pleasure to be here. >> you write the war needs to be considered as much of a culture event as a military event. what do you mean by that? >> one of the things that makes it significant is that it's the first war which was formally declared through
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breaking news we've been following for the last hour. a security team onboard a u.s. navy vessel firing on a boat in the persian gulf off the coast of dubai. reportedly worried that he could be under attack from iran. fox news confirming now that one person has been killed, three more injured near iranian waters. this after the boat sped toward the navy oil tanker ignoring repeated warnings. it is important to note that iran is known to deploy small boats which have a history of harassing u.s. navy ships in the region. all this comes after the navy just days ago sent dozens of special unmanned subs into the persian gulf, a story we told you about last week. a spokesman says the navy is investigating. fox news is following this very closely, we're going to bring you a live report from the pentagon just ahead. >>> fox news alert from florida now where a mountain of new evidence was released a short time ago in the shooting of trayvon martin. you can decide for yourself whether some of this is evidence or not. more than 140 recorded phone calls were made public that these phone call
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